Visiting Palenque: Land of Ruins, Waterfalls and Jungle

Looking to visit a lesser-visited area of Mexico?  Do you loathe Mayan ruins overflowing with tourists?  Do you like chasing waterfalls and spotting colourful and exotic birds in the jungle?  Then you will love visiting Palenque in Chiapas state. After our Yucatan road trip, we were looking to get off the beaten path and we were able to do that …

Canadian holidays with kids

14 Incredible Destinations for Families in Canada

Canada’s diverse landscapes, pristine wilderness, progressive cities and friendly residents make it a perfect destination for families.  Best of all, you can get wildly different experiences visiting in winter and summer. As a proud Canadian, I am excited to share with you 14 incredible destinations for families in Canada as recommended by some of the best family travel bloggers out there. …

Bacalar Mexico

A Magical Place Called Bacalar

One of my most popular Instagram photos from our time in Mexico was of Laguna Bacalar.  Anyone who sees a photo of Laguna Bacalar becomes taken with its gorgeous turquoise waters.  I was too and that was why I made sure to include it on our 5 week Mexico trip in February. Most people imagine it is a beautiful island …